Tag: Homewood business

As Redbird Cafe owner Kim Nolen has adapted to a changing business environment, she has added more healthy foods and beverages. (Eric Crump/H-F Chronicle)

Pandemic pivot turns permanent at Redbird Cafe

Before March 2020, Redbird Cafe was a full-service restaurant where people would linger at decorative tables with a mug of coffee and a breakfast or lunch served on ceramic dishes.  Then suddenly, “everything changed,” said owner Kim Nolen.  “In the week or so prior to businesses and public spaces being[Read More…]

Juli Majorney, the principal of Maya Angelou Elementary School in Harvey, right, accepts a $5,000 donation from Burlington on the store's opening day, Aug. 26. (Provided Photo)

Ribbon-cutting marks opening of Burlington in Homewood

Homewood officials joined with store staff for a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday, Aug. 26, to mark the grand opening of Burlington at 17825 Halsted St. Burlington, previously known as Burlington Coat Factory, sells coats, shoes, other clothing, handbags, small kitchen appliances, toys, backpacks and seasonal decorations.  Homewood Mayor Rich Hofeld (blue[Read More…]

Fall events

FRIDAY, OCT. 7

  • Anew: Building Beyond Violence and Abuse Sneaker Ball fundraiser.

SATURDAY, OCT. 8

  • Homewood Fire Department open house, 17950 Dixie Highway, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Recyclepalooza in Flossmoor, Parker Junior High School parking lot, 9 a.m. to noon.
  • Shops on Sterling grand reopening, 1056 Sterling Ave. in Flossmoor.
  • Pop Culture fourth anniversary celebration, noon until 7 p.m., 18035 Dixie Highway, Homewood.

SATURDAY, OCT. 15

SUNDAY, OCT. 16

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